Spicy Marinara Sauce

Spicy Marinara Sauce

Today we are going to be taking a look at a KILLER Homemade Marinara Sauce.  Nothing says Italian Cuisine more than a classic tomato marinara sauce.  Nowadays we are saving time by opening those bottled or canned marinara sauces at the cost of flavor.  Who makes the best marinara sauce?  I have to say that the best marinara sauce is the one you slow cook at home!

Most American’s have no idea what true, homemade marinara sauce tastes like.  So let me be your genuine Italian Guido and fix that.  NEVER EVER buy canned marinara sauce again.

Now this recipe is going to take some time, so buckle up partner, I never said it would be easy, I just said that it would be worth it.

 

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Killer Marinara Sauce
A classic tomato sauce with a spicy kick that is not overpowering. This will be an instant classic in your home and can be made in large batches and saved for later.
Killer Marinara Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Sauces
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Cuisine Italian
Keyword Sauces
Servings
Ingredients
Killer Marinara Sauce
Instructions
  1. Take your tomatoes and steam them for 10-15 minutes. This is to release the skin from the tomatoes. Peel the tomatoes and set aside.
  2. Heat up the oil and saute the onion for about 5-6 minutes on medium heat. Add the Basil, Garlic, and Spices and add the tomatoes one by one smashing them with a potato masher or your hands, whichever you prefer.
  3. Let the pot simmer for as long as you can let it simmer. Normally, this is about an hour so that all the flavors can marry.
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Mojo Criollo

Mojo Criollo

Mojo Criollo is a staple in all Cuban households. It can be used for a variety of different things including to marinade your pork roast or used as a dipping sauce for your plantains or yuca. The strong garlic mixed with the sour citrus is a powerful and delicious combination.

This is another influence we can trace back to the Arabs into Spain. They brought the flavors of the Sour Orange with them. When Spain colonized Cuba, they brought with them that flavor. Once in Cuba, the Garlic was added.

Give it a try! You will not be disappointed.

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Mojo Criollo
Here we have a traditional Cuban dipping sauce and marinade. It is used in pretty much every Cuban dish and goes great as a dipping sauce for Plantains and Yuca.
Cuban Mojo Criollo - Hungry Doug
Course Sauce
Cuisine Cuban
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
Cup
Ingredients
Course Sauce
Cuisine Cuban
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
Cup
Ingredients
Cuban Mojo Criollo - Hungry Doug
Instructions
  1. Peel and mash the garlic cloves using a garlic press and combine with all the other ingredients.
  2. Enjoy!
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